Europe's highest coastal village


Sainte-Agnès: one of the most beautiful villages in France

Peaking at almost 800 meters of altitude, Sainte-Agnès is ranked among the « Plus beaux villages de France » (“most beautiful villages in France”).

This balcony open to the Mediterranean is the highest village on the European coastline. Its geographical location his highly strategic and in 1932, the French army erected one of the military forts of the Maginot Line to defend the Menton coastline.

Thanks to its exceptional location, Sainte-Agnès offers breathtaking views of the French Riviera.

This charming village with medieval streets is located 10 km from Menton!

Sainte-Agnès main attractions:

  • Medieval garden
  • Remains of the castle
  • Notre-Dame des Neiges Church
  • Saint-Sébastien Chapel
  • Sainte-Lucie Chapel
  • Military fort of the Maginot Line
  • Cultural space and its exhibitions
  • Magical panoramas of the coastline